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We're now at GameDeveloper.com!  
by Kris Graft [08.26.21]
Gamasutra.com will soon automatically redirect to the brand new GameDeveloper.com. For now, click here to go to the new site!
Audio, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing

Gamasutra is becoming Game Developer
by Kris Graft [08.23.21]
The time has come to respectfully lay to rest the name Gamasutra, a title that's been around for nearly 25 years and has become known as a leading resource and reference for game development and industry knowledge.
Audio, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing

From the Editors: Reflections on Gamasutra  
by Bryant Francis [08.25.21]
The Gamasutra editorial team has instead opted to present a selection of must-read articles from our collective history.
Audio, Business/Marketing, Design, Programming, Production, Art, Console/PC, Indie

Mini Motorways and the delicate art of marrying complexity and minimalism  
by John Harris [08.18.21]
"Both [Mini Metro and Mini Motorways] are based on seemingly-simple systems that are complex in unintuitive ways, so there's a lot of depth waiting to be discovered."
Audio, Design, Art, Console/PC, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet

How do you discover when people find your game?  
by Gamasutra Staff [08.23.21]
When it comes to planning and monitoring social media, your Steam page, and websites for discovery success, what tools should you use? We look at some potential lenses.
Design, Production, Art, Console/PC, Indie

Deep dive: Shapez.io - from web game to $1 million Steam hit 2
by Gamasutra Staff [08.18.21]
How did web game Shapez.io end up grossing $1 million on Steam? We look at its route to success in this data heavy deep-dive.
Design, Console/PC, Indie

Designing dual-perspective puzzles for 2D-3D platformer Toodee and Topdee  
by Joel Couture [08.17.21]
Puzzle platformer Toodee and Topdee offers an interesting perspective on a classic genre. Here's how developers Dietzribi turned a Ludum Dare prompt into this perspective-swapping puzzler.
Design, Console/PC, Indie, Video

Data dive: inside a successful sequel launch  
by Gamasutra Staff [08.16.21]
PlayWay shared with its investors some very focused and precise data on Car Mechanic Simulator 2021 - so let's analyze it in detail!
Design, Console/PC, Indie



Game Dev Digest Issue #146 - Dev Hacks  
by Mike Marrone [12.31.69]
Game Dev Digest Issue #146 - Dev Hacks. The latest from the free weekly Unity3d/gamedev newsletter.
Design Programming Production Art Console/PC Serious Indie

Video Game Insights Report: First half of 2022 on Steam  
by Karl Kontus [12.31.69]
2022 has already seen over 6,000 new games released on Steam. That's over 34 games a day. This article explores the sales performance and trends among the games released in 2022 so far.
Business/Marketing Console/PC Serious Indie

Beyond the game: A derailed post-production  
by Marcell Erdei [12.31.69]
A long odyssey about Art, Production, Voice acting, Indie gaming & its disgust, Current events of World conflicts and business, Volumetrics and Composing an hour long soundtrack.
Audio Design Production Art Serious Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet

EIGHT YEARS DEVELOPING AN INDIE GAME, MY STORY WITH PUBLISHERS.  
by Daniel Manzano [12.31.69]
My story with publishers in the negotiation stage, personal experience share to help understand what makes a deal to go wrong and why, and bringing to the table one of the most important questions about publishing deals: Why do you recoup and nor me?
Business/Marketing Console/PC Indie

RTS Building Damage and Destruction: Deterrence - Video Devlog 15  
by Matthew Gianfrancesco [12.31.69]
The fifteenth weekly devlog of Deterrence. This week I go over how I made buildings show indications of damage and destructible using Unity, Blender, and free image editing tools.
Design Art Indie


Question — Tiburon, California, United States
[06.29.22]
Question - South Park - Lead Level Designer (WFH/Remote)


THREAKS GmbH — Hamburg, Germany
[06.28.22]
Intermediate Gameplay Engineer